Burial & Cremation Options for Everyone

Joseph A. Lucchese Funeral Home, Inc. offers several options that families can choose from. While many families prefer a traditional funeral service consisting of visiting for an afternoon and evening at the funeral home and a religious service- others prefer simpler options like visiting in the morning only or a direct cremation with no services at all. Whatever option your family chooses Joseph A. Lucchese Funeral Home can fine tune the services to give you exactly what you want.

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Our Pricing & Offerings for Burials

Burial with Full Visitation and Traditional Funeral Services- $6,975

This is the most common option selected by a family. Many families choose this option because it gives you a wider range of times that family and friends can offer their condolences. The hours of visitation can be arranged to meet your family’s specific needs. Some families choose hours that span the early afternoon and night (such as 2-4pm & 7-9pm) while others choose to arrange the hours in a single block of time (such as 4-8pm).

The following morning family and friends would gather back at the funeral home for a short visitation- followed by a religious service at the funeral home or church, if desired, and then the burial.

The cost of our Burial with Full Visitation and Traditional Funeral Services option would be $6,975. Our charges would include:

  • the removal from the place of death
  • embalming
  • dressing and placing the deceased in the casket
  • our basic arrangement charge
  • supervision for visitation and supervision for the funeral service
  • use of the funeral home for visitation
  • prayer cards
  • a register book for family and friends to sign
  • a hearse for the morning of the funeral
  • online memorial webpage
  • memorial photo slideshow
  • livestream of visitation

In addition to our funeral home charges you would have the following fees if necessary:

  • Casket
  • Cemetery charges
  • Clergy Honorarium
  • Pallbearers
  • Certified Copies of the Death Certificate
  • New York City Burial/Cremation Permit fee

Burial with Visitation in the Morning Only and Traditional Funeral Services- $6,475

While many families are opting for limited services, most would like to have at least a short visitation to allow family and friends to offer their condolences. The hours of visitation would be from 10am to 12pm- and families can have a religious service during that time in the funeral home or a church service. After the visitation we would have the burial.

The cost of our Burial with Visitation in the Morning Only  and Traditional Funeral Services option would be $6,475. Our charges would include:

  • the removal from the place of death
  • embalming
  • dressing and placing the deceased in the casket
  • our basic arrangement charge
  • supervision for visitation and supervision for the funeral service
  • use of the funeral home for visitation from 10am to 12pm
  • prayer cards
  • a register book for family and friends to sign
  • a hearse for the morning of the funeral
  • online memorial webpage
  • memorial photo slideshow
  • livestream of visitation.

In addition to our funeral home charges you would have the following fees if necessary:

  • Casket
  • Cemetery charges
  • Clergy Honorarium
  • Pallbearers
  • Certified Copies of the Death Certificate
  • New York City Burial/Cremation Permit fee

Burial with Church Services and Graveside Service- $5,390

Other families have opted not to have any visitation at all at the funeral home but would still like a religious service. This option would give them the ability to meet at a church for services with the burial immediately following the services.

The cost of our Church Services with No Visiting option would be $5,390. Our charges would include:

  • the removal from the place of death
  • dressing and placing the deceased in the casket
  • our basic arrangement charge
  • supervision for the funeral service
  • a hearse for the morning of the funeral.
  • 5 minute identification of the deceased via Zoom
  • online memorial webpage
  • memorial photo slideshow

In addition to our funeral home charges you would have the following fees if necessary:

  • Casket
  • Cemetery charges
  • Clergy Honorarium
  • Pallbearers
  • Certified Copies of the Death Certificate
  • New York City Burial/Cremation Permit fee

Burial with Graveside Services- $4,995

Some families have opted not to have any visitation at all at the funeral home nor services at a church. This option would give them the ability to meet at the cemetery directly for services at graveside with the burial immediately following the services.

The cost of our Graveside Services with No Visiting option would be $4,995. Our charges would include:

  • the removal from the place of death
  • dressing and placing the deceased in the casket
  • our basic arrangement charge
  • supervision for supervision for the funeral service
  • a service vehicle to transport the deceased for the morning of the funeral.
  • 5 minute identification of the deceased via Zoom
  • online memorial webpage
  • memorial photo slideshow

In addition to our funeral home charges you would have the following fees if necessary:

  • Casket
  • Cemetery charges
  • Clergy Honorarium
  • Certified Copies of the Death Certificate
  • New York City Burial/Cremation Permit fee

Direct Burial- $4,800

For those families who choose to have a private burial with no family in attendance at all we offer a Direct Burial option. The cost of our Direct Burial option would be $4,800. Our charges would include:

  • removal from the place of death
  • dressing and placing the deceased in the casket
  • our basic arrangement charge
  • supervision to bring the deceased to the cemetery
  • a service vehicle to transport the deceased
  • 5 minute identification of the deceased via Zoom
  • online memorial webpage
  • memorial photo slideshow

In addition to our funeral home charges you would have the following fees if necessary:

  • Casket
  • Cemetery charges
  • Certified Copies of the Death Certificate
  • New York City Burial/Cremation Permit fee

 

Our Pricing & Offerings for Cremation

Cremation with Full Visitation and Traditional Church Services- $7,975

This is the most common option selected by families. Many families choose this option because it gives you a wider range of times that family and friends can offer their condolences. The hours of visitation can be arranged to meet your family’s specific needs. Some families choose hours that span the early afternoon and night (such as 2-4pm & 7-9pm) while others choose to arrange the hours in a single block of time (such as 4-8pm).

The following morning family and friends would gather back at the funeral home for a short visitation- followed by a religious service at the funeral home or church, if desired, and then the cremation following.

The cost of our Cremation with Full Visitation and Traditional Church Services option would be $7,975. Our charges would include:

  • the removal from the place of death
  • embalming
  • dressing and placing the deceased in the casket
  • our basic arrangement charge
  • supervision for visitation and supervision for the funeral service
  • use of the funeral home for visitation
  • a hearse for the morning of the funeral
  • ceremonial casket for visiting
  • online memorial webpage
  • memorial photo slideshow
  • livestream of visitation
  • Woodlawn Crematory's charges
  • New York City permit fees
  • gratuities

In addition to our funeral home charges you would have the following fees if necessary:

  • Clergy Honorarium
  • Certified Copies of the Death Certificate

Cremation with Full Visitation and Services at the Funeral Home- $6,985

Many families choose this option because it gives you a wider range of times that family and friends can offer their condolences. The hours of visitation can be arranged to meet your family’s specific needs. Some families choose hours that span the early afternoon and night (such as 2-4pm & 7-9pm) while others choose to arrange the hours in a single block of time (such as 4-8pm). Religious services can be performed the evening of the visitation at the funeral home.

The following morning we would have the cremation done privately.

The cost of our Cremation with Full Visitation and Services at the Funeral Home option would be $6,985. Our charges would include:

  • the removal from the place of death
  • embalming
  • dressing and placing the deceased in the casket
  • our basic arrangement charge
  • supervision for visitation and supervision for the funeral service
  • use of the funeral home for visitation
  • ceremonial casket for visiting
  • online memorial webpage
  • memorial photo slideshow
  • livestream of visitation.
  • Woodlawn Crematory's charges
  • New York City permit fees
  • gratuities

In addition to our funeral home charges you would have the following fees if necessary:

  • Clergy Honorarium
  • Certified Copies of the Death Certificate

Cremation with Visitation in the Morning Only and Services at the Funeral Home- $5,995

While many families are opting for limited services, most would like to have at least a short visitation to allow family and friends to offer their condolences. The hours of visitation would be from 10am to 12pm- and families can have a religious service during that time if they desire. After the visitation we would have the cremation done privately.

The cost of our Cremation with Visitation in the Morning Only and Services at the Funeral Home option would be $5,995. Our charges would include:

  • the removal from the place of death
  • embalming
  • dressing and placing the deceased in the casket
  • our basic arrangement charge
  • supervision for visitation and supervision for the funeral service
  • use of the funeral home for visitation from 10am to 12pm
  • ceremonial casket for visiting
  • online memorial webpage
  • memorial photo slideshow
  • livestream of visitation.
  • crematory charges
  • New York City permit fees
  • gratuities

In addition to our funeral home charges you would have the following fees if necessary:

  • Clergy Honorarium
  • Certified Copies of the Death Certificate

Direct Cremation with Memorial Service- $4,990

Many families that opt for a Direct Cremation also feel the need to have some kind of memorialization after the cremation takes place. The cost of our Direct Cremation with Memorial Service option would be $4,990. Our charges would include:

  • removal from the place of death
  • a wood-based cremation container
  • dressing and placing the deceased in the container
  • our basic arrangement charge
  • supervision to bring the deceased to the crematory
  • a service vehicle to transport the deceased
  • 5 minute identification of the deceased via Zoom
  • use of the funeral home for a 3 hour memorial service
  • supervision for the memorial service
  • online memorial webpage
  • memorial photo slideshow
  • livestream of visitation
  • New York City’s cremation permit fee
  • Woodlawn Crematory's charges

In addition to our funeral home charges you would have the following fees if necessary:

  • Certified Copies of the Death Certificate

 

Direct Cremation with Identification- $3,885

Some families who choose to have a cremation with no visitation or services elect to come in to the funeral home to make an identification in person. The cost of our Direct Cremation with Identification option would be $3,885. Our charges would include:

  • removal from the place of death
  • a wood-based cremation container
  • dressing and placing the deceased in the container
  • our basic arrangement charge
  • supervision to bring the deceased to the crematory
  • a service vehicle to transport the deceased
  • use of the funeral home for a 10 minute identification of the deceased at the with no more than 3 family members
  • online memorial webpage
  • memorial photo slideshow
  • New York City’s cremation permit fee
  • Woodlawn Crematory's charges

In addition to our funeral home charges you would have the following fees if necessary:

  • Certified Copies of the Death Certificate

Direct Cremation- $2,995

For those families who choose to have a cremation with no visitation or services at all we offer a Direct Cremation option. The cost of our Direct Cremation option would be $2,995. Our charges would include:

  • removal from the place of death
  • a wood-based cremation container
  • dressing and placing the deceased in the container
  • our basic arrangement charge
  • supervision to bring the deceased to the crematory
  • a service vehicle to transport the deceased
  • 5 minute identification of the deceased via Zoom
  • online memorial webpage
  • memorial photo slideshow
  • New York City’s cremation permit fee
  • Woodlawn Crematory's charges

In addition to our funeral home charges you would have the following fees if necessary:

  • Certified Copies of the Death Certificate if needed

 

Our Pricing & Offerings for the Shipping of Human Remains

Shipping human remains is one of our specialties. Every country has different requirements when it comes to shipping human remains. We have contacts at all of the consulates and embassies and are able to expedite any paperwork that's required. While its difficult to outline every country's requirements in almost all cases we would need the following:

  • deceased's passport
  • name and town that cemetery is located
  • name, address, and telephone number of funeral home or person overseas taking control of remains
  • name of airport being shipped into

While we can't outline the charges for every country, we most commonly ship to Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Most families choose to have visitation and religious services at the funeral home- followed by the shipping.

The cost of our international shipping options would include:

  • the removal from the place of death
  • embalming
  • dressing and placing the deceased in the casket
  • our basic arrangement charge
  • supervision for visitation and supervision for the funeral service
  • use of the funeral home for visitation
  • prayer cards
  • a register book for family and friends to sign
  • online memorial webpage
  • memorial photo slideshow
  • livestream of visitation.
  • a hearse to the airport
  • casket
  • airtray required by airline for shipping
  • consulate fees, where applicable
  • airfare
  • 3 certified copies of the death certificate
  • New York City Burial/Cremation Permit fee

Shipping to Puerto Rico- $8,895

Shipping to the Dominican Republic- $9,995

 

Financing

Joseph A. Lucchese Funeral Home, Inc. is an independently owned business. We are totally dependent upon families we serve for payment by the day of services. We realize the expense of caring for the death of your loved one is often unplanned and unexpected. Our Bronx Funeral Home has established a uniform payment policy to serve all families fairly.  We accept:

  1. Personal funds (cash or check)
  2. Credit cards
  3. Life Insurance Assignment from verified policy
  4. Financing

We now work with Lending USA, a company that offers an affordable funding option for our families. If approved, you may have absolutely no out-of-pocket expense.

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Being a small business and the uncertainty regarding estate payments, we are not able to file against estates for payment.

Contact us with any questions.

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